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Senior Project Control Analyst

Career Area: Accounting / Finance
City: Herndon
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Job Description


As a Senior Project Control Analyst at Constellis, you’ll oversee all project financial functions such as cost controls, budgeting, revenue recognition, project setup, variance analysis, and reporting for government and/or commercial contracts. In this role, you will develop and analyze estimates at completion, monitor actual costs and commitments, prepare program review presentations, and produce financial deliverables as required per contract for both internal and external use. The ability to lead and direct others regarding the project control processes and requirements and the ability to problem solve are crucial to this position. In this highly collaborative role, you will interface with members of various function groups, including Finance & Accounting, Program Management, Contracts, Price & Procurement, amongst others, to ensure success for assigned projects 



  • Set up new projects in accordance with the contractual, financial compliance, and operational reporting requirements 
  • Participate in collaboration meetings to ensure project setup optimizes accounting software capabilities for project revenue, billing, and reporting utilizing Deltek Costpoint and COGNOS  
  • Prepare detailed estimates to complete/estimates at completion for assigned projects; review with project managers and provide to project accounting quarterly or more often for significant changes  
  • Review monthly project costs and revenue, record monthly cost accruals, monitor actual cost performance against plans/budgets, prepare variance analysis, reports, and presentations timely to project managers and stakeholders; identify areas for improvement 
  • Review detailed costs to ensure accuracy in recording 
  • Prepare correction forms for non-labor adjustments and coordinate with employees and/or supervisors for required labor corrections 
  • Prepare monthly program review presentations and assist project managers as required to present monthly operating results to management 
  • Monitor backlog and unbilled balances on a monthly basis 
  • Monitor contract funding, track commitments, develop funding requirements projections and coordinate with contracts for required notifications on limitations and requests for additional funding 
  • Identify “at risk” funding and mitigation solutions 
  • Assist project managers with annual budget preparation 
  • Support development of cost proposals for bids, ROMs, ECPs, and equitable adjustment requests 
  • Determine impact on direct projects for over/under applied indirect costs throughout the year to ensure adequate funding and maximization of revenues and profits 
  • Review invoices to ensure compliance with contract requirements 
  • Assist with weekly cash forecasting through coordination with Program Management, Billing, and Constellis customers 
  • Other duties as assigned 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred 
  • 7+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance or other related field experience required 
  • Experience using Deltek Costpoint to include project setup, revenue recognition, and billing setup 
  • Knowledge of government contract types to include Firm Fixed Price, Labor Hour, Time and Materials and Cost Reimbursable 
  • Experience with large contracts that have multiple CLIN and revenue types 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the processes and procedures in financial analysis 
  • Comprehensive understanding of EAC development 
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office suite; proficiency in Excel 
  • Must be organized, detailoriented, motivated and able to multitask in a fast paced and dynamic work environment 
  • Ability to interact and communicate, both oral and written, with individuals across the organization 



Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance 
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life 
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability 
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities 
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach 



Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required